Buddhist Art & Cultural Conservation Centre

Executive Director:   
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Kesang Choden T. Wangchuck

Dechen Tshomo

+975-2-334068/17653036

Address: Thangka Conservation & Restoration Centre, Ten-Sung Department, Zhung Dratshang, Hejo, Thimphu: Bhutan

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continuity

The preservation and continuity of Bhutan and the Himalaya’s intangible heritage

Our Centre creates opportunities and educational programs available for monastics and non-monastics, both local and international, to ensure that the Himalayan Buddhist cultural and spiritual knowledge, wisdom and values are passed onto the next generation.

Conservation Workshops

Our monk conservators conduct 3 workshops annually that includes the first Scriptures Conservation Workshop in 2017, with monks from all over Bhutan, as well as our annual Caretaker Conservation and Preservation Workshops.

OUTCOME

Annually

Digitize Bhutan

Digitize Bhutan will kick start the digitization of the Himalayan region’s tangible heritage, beginning with Bhutan.

Digitize Bhutan is an ambitious 10-year undertaking to digitize and create a quality database system that provides future custodians with easily accessible and secure information for research, preservation and continuity of Bhutan’s tangible heritage.

OUTCOME

Initiated April 2019

Underway